The Library seeks a self-motivated, energetic and collaborative individual with strong collections and public services orientation, excellent communication skills, and strong technical and problem solving skills to work in the Collection Development at Princeton University Library (PUL).
The Collection Development Coordinator reports to the Assistant University Librarian and supports the work of the librarians, staff and programs and projects in the department and in addition supports the collection development work of all subject librarians throughout the Library. This position also focuses on assisting the Assistant UL’s work of acquisitions allocations and monitoring the Library’s acquisitions budgets throughout the fiscal year, provides custom reports, posts budget and allocation reports to SharePoint, maintains subject collection development policies, and keeps them current and accessible. This position supports the extensive work of the electronic resources management lifecycle and specifically the work of the Assistant UL and Electronic Resources Management Librarian from stages of selection, through trialing, funding, acquisitions, licensing and responding to inquiries and troubleshooting issues reported by staff, patrons and vendors.
The Coordinator works closely with Acquisitions, Library IT and Cataloging/Metadata librarians and staff. This individual monitors discovery and access to these resources, and collaborates with the Communications Manager and subject liaisons to highlight new and important resources for students and faculty. In addition, this individual is a member of the SC&RS Division Administrative Team supporting Division and Department functions and staff, and facilitates communication and synergies across the Division and throughout the Library.
Budget Allocation Support and Collections Analysis
Collections Development Functions Assistance
Electronic Resources Lifecycle Support
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW